# Is rotating 90 degrees clockwise?

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## What is 90 degrees rotated clockwise?

Answer: To rotate the figure 90 degrees clockwise about a point, every point(x,y) will rotate to (y, -x).

## Is a 270 clockwise rotation the same as a 90 counterclockwise rotation?

The sum of the measures is 360. So moving in a clockwise direction for 270 degrees would end at the same place as moving 90 degrees in a counterclockwise direction.

## How do you rotate a chart 90 degrees in Excel?

Rotating the Excel chart

1. Click on the chart to see Chart Tools on the Ribbon.
2. Select the Format tab.
3. Go to the Chart Elements drop down list and pick Vertical (Value) Axis.
4. Click the Format Selection button to see the Format Axis window.
5. On the Format Axis window tick the Values in reverse order checkbox.

## Why is clockwise to the right?

Some of the earliest timepieces were sundials. In the northern hemisphere, the shadow of the dial traces clockwise as the sun moves through the sky, so when clocks were being developed in medieval times, their hands were made to turn in the same direction.

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